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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

Dodd-Frank Investment Advisers

SEC Proposed Interpretive Guidance for Investment Advisers: Implications for Private Equity

Investment Advisers, M&A The SEC’s recent proposed guidance for investment advisers has implications for private equity sponsors.  Perhaps the most important part of the guidance for private equity sponsors is that related to the duty of loyalty which addresses conflicts of interest.  By nature the sponsor’s relationship with investors is complex, and inherent in almost every structure is […] Read more →

by   |   April 29, 2018

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SEC Proposes Regulation Best Interest for Broker-Dealers

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers The SEC has proposed two rules and an interpretation to address retail investor confusion about the relationships that they have with investment professionals and the harm that... Read more →

by   |   April 18, 2018

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SEC Invites Regulated Entities to Voluntarily Submit Self-Assessments of Diversity Policies and Practices

Broker-Dealer, Employment, Investment Advisers, Municipal Advisors, Private Equity The SEC Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, or OMWI, invited entities regulated by the SEC to submit a Diversity Assessment Report. Entities regulated by the SEC include... Read more →

by   |   January 25, 2018

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SEC Identifies Most Frequent Compliance Issues Associated with Advertising by Investment Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations has provided a list of compliance issues relating to Rule 206(4)-1, which is referred to as the Advertising Rule,... Read more →

by   |   September 14, 2017